from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One guilty of attempting to influence a court illegally.
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- n. Alternative spelling of embracer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One guilty of embracery.
Middle English imbrasour, from Anglo-Norman embraceor, probably from embracer, to embrace, incite, influence a court by illegal means, from Old French; see embrace.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)